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The Scientific Society for Social Cohesion and Development (EPEKSA) is a politically, independent centre of scientific research and social intervention operating as a nonprofit, civil society organization. The objective of the Society is the promotion of the principles of social justice, solidarity and equality, as found in the documents and founding declarations of international organizations and national constitutions.

The Society’s fields of research and analysis include; poverty and social inequality, public employment policies, social inclusion policies, social protection, health and long term care, family policy, gender, child policies, social and sustainable development, the environment, education and vocational training, migration, corporate social responsibility, youth, culture.

The Society publishes since 2006 the Biannual Scientific Review “Social Cohesion and Development”. Social Cohesion and Development publishes articles on all aspects of social policy, social cohesion and development. 

Επιστημονική Εταιρεία για την Κοινωνική Συνοχή και Ανάπτυξη (EPEKSA)


The National Documentation Centre (www.ekt.gr) is a national infrastructure. Since 1980, it actively engages in the collection, organization and dissemination of scientific and technological information in Greece and internationally. EKT’s strategic priority is the aggregation, organized online dissemination and preservation of quality-assured scholarly and educational content in a single research infrastructure.

EKT’s vision is “Access to Knowledge”. To this end it implements Open Access policies in research, supports the transfer and dissemination of scientific knowledge, collaborates with research, education and cultural institutions for the aggregation, organization and dissemination of digital content and provides innovative services in scientific information.

EKT provides reliable ePublishing services as part of its scholarly content aggregation and dissemination activities. Its integrated online ePublishing environment is developed with open-source interoperable technology. This affords the incorporation of EKT’s infrastructures into the continuously developing international infrastructure environment.

EKT’s ePublishing services (http://www.ekt.gr/epublishing) are directed to public and extended public institution publishers of accredited scholarly journals. They include, most significantly, the organization, documentation and organized dissemination of metadata and content of scholarly journals, the training and consulting services on issues such as intellectual property, the standardization of editorial processes according to internationally accepted standards, the inclusion of content and metadata in international content indexers and harvesters via interoperable systems.